- Data bank
In telecommunications, a data bank is a repository of information on one or more subjects that is organized in a way that facilitates local or remote information retrieval. A data bank may be either centralized or decentralized. In this sense, data bank is synonymous with database.
Data bank may also refer to an organization primarily concerned with the construction and maintenance of a database.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C" (in support of MIL-STD-188).
- The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
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